Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East and Africa appoints new Saudi CEO

Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East and Africa appoints new Saudi CEO

Wahdan Al Kadi will oversee the hotel group’s presence in the kingdom

Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East and Africa has announced Wahdan Al Kadi as the new CEO for the Saudi market. 

Al Kadi joins the hospitality group after a highly successful four-year tenure as chief business officer for Saudi Arabia’s Tourist Development Fund (TDF). 

Working under the patronage of HE Minister of Tourism Ahmed Al Khatib, Al Kadi made a significant contribution to the national goals set out for Vision 2030 during his time with TDF and brings a wealth of experience to his new role.

Al Kadi has more than 23 years of experience across banking, financial institutions, investment, and telecommunications, including executive and advisory roles at leading organisations such as Samba, Hoshanco holding and Tharawat Holding Co. 

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He has also worked as an investment adviser at the Ministry of Tourism between November 2019 and June 2020, and is a Board Member of many high-profile companies in the KSA region, including the UBS Group, Chubb, Saudi Tennis Federation (STF) and Assir Municipality.

Al Kadi said: “I'm excited to take the next step in my career with Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East and Africa. The company's impressive growth trajectory, particularly its investment in the kingdom, makes joining the team incredibly thrilling. 

With more than 20 years of experience, including my time at the Tourism Development Fund, I possess the skills and perspective to drive the business forward. I'm confident I can continue to support Vision 2030 goals while propelling Millennium Hotels and Resorts Middle East and Africa into a new era of growth in the kingdom.” 

Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East and Africa recently opened Millennium Jeddah, its ninth hotel in Saudi Arabia and its first in Jeddah.

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